A passenger in a vehicle stopped in Riverside on Wednesday, June 27, was arrested for drug possession, according to state police.
During the stop, Gerald Nagengast was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle and heroin, police said. He was charged with possession of a hypodermic needle and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, police said. READ
Elmer Gregorio, 22, of Flanders was arrested for driving while intoxicated and driving without a license Monday around 3 a.m. near Long Neck Boulevard in Flanders, according to Southampton Town police. READ
An East Patchogue man was arrested last Tuesday after he was caught driving with more than 40 suspensions on his license, according to Southampton Town police.
Deraino Eleazer, 37, was stopped for speeding along Moriches Riverhead Road in Northampton, police said. READ
A Smithtown woman was arrested on a drug possession charge in Riverside last Tuesday after she was spotted on Southampton Town property smoking crack cocaine, according to Southampton Town Police. READ
A Riverhead man was caught drunken driving last Saturday after he was stopped by police for multiple traffic violations, according to Southampton Town police. READ
A roadside sobriety checkpoint set up overnight Saturday off Flanders Road at Enterprise Zone Drive in Riverside resulted in four arrests for driving while intoxicated and an arrest for possession of a loaded firearm, Southampton Town police said. The checkpoint, where 216 vehicles were screened, was part of the East End DWI Task Force, police said. READ
A Riverside man was arrested after he was found to have trespassed at Phillips Avenue Elementary School Friday afternoon, according to police.
Cecil Trent, 54, was reportedly known to be from the Riverhead area by a school employee who said it was the third time she saw him at the school, police said. READ
• A Mastic Beach man was arrested for drunken driving last Saturday in Flanders after he was stopped for a traffic infraction on Flanders Road, police said.
Mario Taylor, 47, was found to be unsteady on his feet, with red, glassy eyes and slurred speech, police said.
He was charged with DWI, drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle on a highway and a traffic violation, police said. READ